Social business and entrepreneurship are his expert themes. Craig was the founder of the learning disabilities charity Speaking Up and now runs Stepping Out, which helps public sector bodies become social enterprises.
Work is increasingly short-term and bespoke, and the self-employed are happier and healthier, writes our columnist
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: It's best to quit while you're still ahead
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: The sector has massive HR problems and too many toxic staff
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: Charities must pay proper money to attract and keep good chief executives
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: Do you pass the Steve Jobs test?
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: I have done more good running a business than I did running a charity
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: Why I'm glad I left my seat on the council
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: A lesson from my local bike shop - great service makes you stand out
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: Why Teach First is a triumph
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: The basket-case NHS should heed three lessons from the third sector
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: We can learn from Lance Armstrong that we all lie, but there has to be a limit
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: Maybe you should abandon ship before the water comes over the side
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: Charities should reach out to social entrepreneurs
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: It's a nightmare finding good staff
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: Let's forget the naysayers and follow the Olympics' example of self-belief
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: Ostrich, salami-slicer, aggregator - which of these will your council be?
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: When charities hide the facts from people, where does that leave the truth?
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: Why do charities dance to the tune of collaboration?
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: For those losing jobs in the sector - here's how to survive as a consultant
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: The dance of deceit on outcomes is not all our fault, but it is still going on
- Craig Dearden-Phillips: Changes to employment law will be welcomed up and down the country
Latest jobs Jobs web feed
- Director of Finance and Administration Afghanaid circa £45,000, Afghanistan
- Head of Policy, Research and Public Affairs Shelter £49,053 pa plus excellent benefits, London, EC1
- Public Affairs Officer British Heart Foundation £28,000 p/a + 30 days holiday and benefits, London NW1
- Fundraiser Spires £25,000 (negotiable for the right candidate), Streatham
- Chief Executive Harvey Nash c£80k, Crawley
- Office for Civil Society consults on £40m fund to stop organisations closing
- British Pregnancy Advisory Service fined £200,000 after hacker accessed information
- Barnardo's trustees look into allegations against incoming chief Javed Khan
- Grayling attack on campaigning 'shows lack of understanding of the sector'
- Cabinet Office awards grant to Charityworks to develop sector talent
- Muslim charity event at Legoland cancelled after threats from far-right groups
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